Steve Lawson '83 was honored recently for his work on an affordable housing community in Virginia Beach's ViBe Creative District.
Virginia Beach's Human Rights Commission honored Mr. Lawson, board chairman of The Lawson Cos., at its yearly banquet in October. He was recognized for promoting cultural diversity, equal opportunity, and other human rights efforts.
Lawson and his company designed and built the Seaside Harbor development, according to an article in Inside Business, the Hampton Roads Business Journal. Some units are set aside for families of persons with developmental disabilities. Also, the Samaritan House, a nonprofit for homeless families and victims of domestic violence and human trafficking, is a co-owner of the complex.
Read the Inside Business article to learn more about Mr. Lawson and the project.